In 1987 Congress passed a public law designating March as Women’s History Month. The president also issued a proclamation and requested the United Stated to observe March by conducting various activities and ceremonies, which acknowledge their accomplishments. Throughout the years, women have worked hard to obtain various opportunities and we would like to acknowledge … [Read more...]
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Find local events in celebration of Black History Month below sorted by date. Do you know of an event that we missed? Let us know by leaving information in the comment section or by emailing email@example.com. Happy Black History Month! Thursday, February 2 Black Light: A Soulful Embrace of Love and Life, Penumbra Theatre, 270 N. Kent Street, St. … [Read more...]
Summit Academy OIC has received a $250,000 challenge grant from U.S. Bank to help fund its “1,000 GED Campaign,” a first-of-its-kind contextualized program that enables individuals to earn a GED and then also become certified in a construction or healthcare specialty in only 30 weeks. U.S. Bank is the first corporation to fund the campaign, aimed at reaching 1,000 GEDs … [Read more...]
A snapshot of events around town Sister Spokesman: Eating Healthy & Staying Fit Vocal and musical roots powerhouse showcase America’s richest musical traditions of First Nation, gospel, blues, folk, rock and R&B. Jan. 7 | 12-4 pm Sabathani Community Center 310 E. 38th St. #200, Mpls More info: www.dakotacooks.com Jay Young & Lyric … [Read more...]
A snapshot of events around town Kat Williams Live Veteran stand-up comedian and actor, rapper live in concert Dec. 31 | 8-11 pm Target Center 600 1st Ave. N., Mpls. More info: www.targetcenter.com/events/detail/katt-williams The Temptations The Temptations have been a driving force in popular music for more than 50 years – See them … [Read more...]
Snow emergencies have been declared for both St. Paul and Minneapolis. Parking restrictions begin at 9 pm December 11. Make sure to follow the rules for each city to avoid being ticketed or towed. Find more details below: Minneapolis Today, December 11, 2016 is Day 1; 9 pm to 8 am (overnight) Do not park on either side of the street with the red sign: Snow Emergency Route. … [Read more...]
Minneapolis Public Schools is proud to provide the 2016-17 Common Black College Application to all MPS/MN HS Seniors for Free. Attached is the flyer and promo code for distribution. This is a new partnership with the EDU INC and supports our current MPS HBCU initiatives (September Parent Scholarship Night, Empower Me Tour Programming, and 2017 Spring Break HBCU Tours - TBA). … [Read more...]
We’ve had a nice, long autumn season, but cooler temps and the holiday season is right around the corner. Below we've compiled a list of places to find Thanksgiving meals, coats, warm clothes, and other assistance. The listing below is for free resources unless otherwise noted— first come, first serve. Let us know of other events or resources that could be added to the list in … [Read more...]